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From 11/01/2021 to 11/30/2021

11/29/2021

01:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613: Linking administrative health data
That is very useful to know, many thanks. Is this list of examples of available administrative data still accurate?
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Lieke Holt
12:33 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613 (Feedback): Linking administrative health data
Linked Welsh administrative health data are almost with us (with possibility of access to users by Spring 2022) but l... Understanding Society User Support Team
01:39 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1612: Understanding length of time unemployed
(1) About your question regarding inapplicables - anyone who is not asked the question is coded as inapplicable. You ... Understanding Society User Support Team
08:28 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Olena Kaminska wrote in #note-8:
> Jun,
>
> Yes, there may be a population increase (by newborns or immigration)....
Jun Wang
08:14 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Olena Kaminska wrote in #note-3:
> Dear Jun Wang,
>
> Thank you for your question.
> 1. Selection probabilities ...
Jun Wang

11/28/2021

04:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1612: Understanding length of time unemployed
Thank you for the quick response. When I follow the approach you describe I get some values that I struggle to interp... Chris Percy

11/26/2021

06:13 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1591 (Resolved): Design and testing of questionnaire questions
Understanding Society User Support Team
06:13 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1595 (Resolved): Modified OECD equivalence scale in BHPS
Understanding Society User Support Team
06:12 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613 (In Progress): Linking administrative health data
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:05 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613: Linking administrative health data
Thank you very much for the clarification!
Good to know that more information will be provided soon. Do you maybe ...
Lieke Holt
09:53 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613 (Feedback): Linking administrative health data
Hello,
We collected the consents but the data hasn't been linked yet. As and when data are linked information abou...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:46 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1613 (Feedback): Linking administrative health data
Dear Understanding Society team,
I am interested in participants' health status around the time of the Understandi...
Lieke Holt
06:12 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610 (Feedback): Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Jun,
Also, if people move across PSUs you are in the territory of a cross-classified design, which would need to b...
Olena Kaminska
02:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Jun,
Yes, there may be a population increase (by newborns or immigration). It depends on your longitudinal plans f...
Olena Kaminska
01:50 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Hi, Olena, thanks very much, the second question is solved.
For the first question, suppose there are 100 PSUs in ...
Jun Wang
12:39 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Jun,
Let's talk about a theoretical example.
In IP1 let's say we sample 10 people out of each PSU. If each PSU ha...
Olena Kaminska
08:03 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Dear Olena,
I'm working on CHARLS project. Thanks for your reply, but there is still some questions here:
Accor...
Jun Wang
08:00 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Dear Olena,
I'm working on CHARLS(China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study) project. Thanks for your reply, ...
Jun Wang
06:11 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1612 (Feedback): Understanding length of time unemployed
The end of the first employment status since last interview is recorded in j_empstend(y/m/d). Then if the next employ... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:34 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Thanks! Marie Mueller
12:29 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Marie,
I can confirm that "if weight2011>0" is not necessary in this example and should result in the same estimat...
Olena Kaminska
08:08 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Hi Olena,
Thank you!
What confused me is this part:
> svyset psu2011 [pw=weight2011], strata(strata2011) sin...
Marie Mueller

11/25/2021

02:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Marie,
The FAQ is not related to the question you have. It relates to a pooled dataset where if you pool over many...
Olena Kaminska
12:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Hi Olena,
Very helpful - thank you! Now I am confident that I did use the weights correctly.
I guess it is on m...
Marie Mueller
11:43 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Marie,
Yes, I see what you mean, and I was able to replicate your results. By expectation this should not happen. ...
Olena Kaminska

11/24/2021

03:23 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Hi Olena,
Yes, I use the same svyset (and therefore all 3 scenarios are weighted). I guess this is evident also in...
Marie Mueller
03:07 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Marie,
Are all of your 3 scenarios weighted? And do you use the same svyset for them?
Thanks,
Olena
Olena Kaminska
12:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Hi Olena,
Interesting! Let me give you an example that I just tested:
I have a sample of n = 2,671. Of these, 3...
Marie Mueller
11:27 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Marie,
I am not sure about your question. If you use weights correctly people with 0 weights won't contribute to y...
Olena Kaminska
09:08 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609 (Feedback): Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:06 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609 (In Progress): Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:20 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610: Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Dear Jun Wang,
Thank you for your question.
1. Selection probabilities for refreshment sample are independent of ...
Olena Kaminska
09:05 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610 (In Progress): Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
09:09 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1612 (In Progress): Understanding length of time unemployed
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
08:50 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1611 (Feedback): Geographical data
Hi Chiara,
The geographical locator variables for our survey respondents, levels lower than GOR are available as S...
Understanding Society User Support Team

11/23/2021

01:10 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Hi Olena,
Essentially, I am interested in the effect of exposure X on outcome Y. Exposure X is linked data (via LS...
Marie Mueller
12:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Marie,
First of all, you could use youth in a longitudinal analysis, just keeping in mind that a few years before ...
Olena Kaminska
12:26 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Hi Olena,
I use youth data from waves 1-8. I pool these data into one data set. I do not run a longitudinal analys...
Marie Mueller
12:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Marie,
Thank you. Do you mean that you pool all youth data from all waves? And for each wave you want to combine y...
Olena Kaminska
01:05 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1612 (Feedback): Understanding length of time unemployed
Dear team, I hope you can help. I'm working with US W10 in Stata (file: j_indresp.dta). I'm using "j_jbstat == 3" to ... Chris Percy
11:16 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1611 (Feedback): Geographical data
Hi, will it be possible to know in which council area Scottish respondents live in? I know in the main survey there i... Chiara Costi
08:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1610 (Feedback): Weighting method for IP4 refreshment sample
Hi,

I'm user from Peking University, my research interests include survey sampling and data integration.
R...
Jun Wang

11/22/2021

01:30 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609: Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
PS In the FAQ on pooling cross-sectional data you say: "We strongly recommend that a non-zero value of the
weight va...
Marie Mueller
10:35 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1609 (Feedback): Including/excluding zero weights changes SEs (but not coefficients)
Hello,
In my project, I am analysing youth data. For my analyses, I define my analytic sample. For example, youth ...
Marie Mueller

11/19/2021

04:48 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
I forgot to mention: I use data from waves 1-8, and youth and adult data are matched for each wave (i.e., youth wave ... Marie Mueller
04:46 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Dear Olena,
Thank you for your rapid response. Yes, for the *youth* analysis, I am using data from the youth quest...
Marie Mueller
04:24 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Marie,
Thank you. It sounds like the best approach would be for you to create a tailored weight. But you could als...
Olena Kaminska
03:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608 (In Progress): Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1608 (In Progress): Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Dear Understanding Society support team,
Today I attended a workshop on using weights in Understanding Society. I ...
Marie Mueller

11/17/2021

11:18 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1607 (Feedback): Questionnaire Sequencing for the last 5 minutes- EMBS
The questionnaire shows the order in which the questions were asked. These questions were not asked in one block.
...
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:32 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1607 (Feedback): Questionnaire Sequencing for the last 5 minutes- EMBS
Can we be told whether the extra 5 minutes worth of questions for EMBS and GP sub-samples occured at the end of the C... vanessa gash

11/16/2021

11:16 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1606: Adult Subject Birth Order
Yes, there is a variable which ask for the number of siblings - NSIBS (also asked in BHPS Wave 13)
https://www.under...
Understanding Society User Support Team

11/15/2021

10:29 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1606: Adult Subject Birth Order
Dear Support Team,
Thank you very much for your response and pointing out the fampos variable in BHPS Wave13. I hav...
INGO OUTES

11/14/2021

08:42 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1606 (Feedback): Adult Subject Birth Order
Hello,
This information is available for adult respondents only for the BHPS sample - they were asked in Wave 13:
...
Understanding Society User Support Team
08:38 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1605 (Feedback): Life Satisfaction Data
In BHPS, this question was first asked in Wave 6 and then every wave after that, and in UKHLS it has been asked every... Understanding Society User Support Team

11/11/2021

08:01 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1606 (Feedback): Adult Subject Birth Order
Dear UndSoc team,
I am interested in analysing the long term effects of birth order using the UndSoc dataset. I a...
INGO OUTES

11/09/2021

06:22 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1605 (Feedback): Life Satisfaction Data
Hi, I am a postgraduate student at the University of Leeds hoping to use the survey as part of my end of year dissert... Alex Brown

11/05/2021

09:24 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603: pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Dear Daniel,
Thanks for your response. It is clear now. I have passed on your request to the data team.
In the...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:16 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1587: panssec8_dv
The issue that you highlighted has been resolved for this latest data release. The latest data will be released by th... Understanding Society User Support Team

11/04/2021

12:33 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
Yes, that's correct.
Olena
Olena Kaminska
10:47 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603: pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Understanding Society User Support Team wrote in #note-4:
> Dear Daniel,
>
> It is not entirely clear what your ...
Daniel Graeber

11/03/2021

01:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603 (Feedback): pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Dear Daniel,
It is not entirely clear what your question is.
You have said that you want to transform pasoc00 i...
Understanding Society User Support Team
08:35 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603 (In Progress): pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Re-opened upon request Understanding Society User Support Team

11/02/2021

05:47 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603: pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Understanding Society User Support Team wrote in #note-1:
> This issue has been resolved - this person let us know ...
Daniel Graeber
03:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603 (Resolved): pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
This issue has been resolved - this person let us know via our usersupport@ email address so setting this to resolved. Understanding Society User Support Team
03:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1604 (Feedback): religiosity variables
Hello,
ff_oprlg is just the value of oprlg fed forward from past waves.
This question has been asked in differe...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:47 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1604 (Feedback): religiosity variables
Hi,
Can you clarify the key difference between the variable oprlg and the ff_oprlg variable in Wave 2 of the UKHLS?...
A J
03:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1602 (Feedback): unemployment rate
Hello,
We do not provide this information with our survey data. But we do provide data on the geographical locatio...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1598 (Feedback): Time Use Module
Hello,
We don’t have a time use set of questions in Understanding Society and we’ve not carried time-use diaries. ...
Understanding Society User Support Team

11/01/2021

11:42 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1603 (Feedback): pasoc00_cc does not permit international comparisons bc ambigious correspondence to isco88
Dear all,
I am trying to harmonize parents' occupational position (e.g., pasoc00) across household panels. However...
Daniel Graeber
 

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